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pharyngeal

adjective pha·ryn·geal \ˌfa-rən-ˈjē-əl, fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl\

Definition of PHARYNGEAL

:  relating to or located or produced in the region of the pharynx
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Origin of PHARYNGEAL

New Latin pharyngeus, from pharyng-, pharynx
First Known Use: circa 1823
Medical Dictionary

pharyngeal

adjective pha·ryn·geal \ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl\

Medical Definition of PHARYNGEAL

1
:  relating to or located in the region of the pharynx
2
a :  innervating the pharynx especially by contributing to the formation of the pharyngeal plexus <the pharyngeal branch of the vagus nerve> b :  supplying or draining the pharynx <the pharyngeal branch of the maxillary artery>

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